RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Collating article reviews and annotated bibliographies of academic peer publications, industry reports and critical research supporting further study and the blog articles

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Collating article reviews and annotated bibliographies of academic peer publications, industry reports and critical research supporting further study and the blog articles

04/10/2016
Kirsty Porter

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease? Written by Kirsty Porter  • 3 October 2016 • Nurse and Aged Care Enthusiast. Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe symptoms of a degenerative brain disease. Dementia is to Alzheimer’s what fruit is to an apple or what shortness of breath is to Asthma.   Dementia read more…

14/08/2016
Kirsty Porter

Why Cognitive Preservation in Aged Care is Essential for Organisational Agility

Why Cognitive Preservation in Aged Care is ESSENTIAL for Organisational Agility? Written by Kirsty Porter | 14 August 2016 • Nurse and Aged Care Enthusiast • The rules for the aged care sector are changing.  Government funding models are more and more politically and fiscally motivated, and aged care organisations are constantly finding themselves riding the wave read more…

14/08/2016
Kirsty Porter

A Winning Active Ageing Approach

A Winning Active Ageing Approach Written by Kirsty Porter  • 15 August 2016 • Nurse and Aged Care Enthusiast  Over the past 12 months, you may have seen increased media exposure about how improving physical health and incorporating winning healthy active ageing principles can improve cognitive function in later life.  Not unexpected right? But what about in read more…

17/07/2016
Kirsty Porter

The Cognitive Footprint Model

The Cognitive Footprint Model Written By   Kirsty Porter | 17 July 2016 • Nurse & Aged Care Enthusiast • The Cognitive Footprint & World Congress of Active Ageing 2016   I began my self-imposed industry research journey at the World Congress of Active Ageing in Melbourne (hosted by ISEAL), and it certainly had a profound and overwhelming affect on me. read more…

20/06/2016
Kirsty Porter

Who is The Age Of Senescence?

Who Is The Age Of Senescence? My name is Kirsty Porter and I’ve created The Age of Senescence to share my journey to discover how different countries and cultures around the world are responding to the needs of an ageing population.   I am a qualified nurse in Australia and have been working in the read more…

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